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Dr. Krista Vandenborne, Department of Physical Therapy Department Chair

Potential Breakthrough in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published: May 21st, 2018

Dr. Manuela Corti, P.T., Ph.D., an RSD alumna and assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics, received a $450,000 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFAR in January.

RSD Alumna Receives $450,000 Grant

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Dr. Manuela Corti, P.T., Ph.D., an RSD alumna and assistant professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics, received a $450,000 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFAR in January. The goal of the grant is to continue developing a gene therapy for Freidrich’s ataxia, a life-shortening genetic disorder that damages the nerve system.

Fox Lab

Fox Lab to improve motor control and recovery following neurological injury and disease

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Michael Sunshine pictured with NIH director Dr. Francis Collins

RSD student and NIH director discuss research

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Michael Sunshine, RSD student, had a chance to meet NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins.

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PHHP Faculty Featured In UF Health Science Newsletter

Published: Mar 30th, 2018

Lauren Tabor at European Society for Swallowing Disorders

Tabor Wins Travel Awards

Published: Oct 12th, 2017

Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Lauren Tabor, won a travel award at the European Society for Swallowing Disorders for her abstract , Pathophysiology of Bolus Inefficiency in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy.

Student Spotlight: Mi Jung Lee

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

MJ Lee joined the Rehabilitation Science PhD program in Fall 2014 and is mentored by Dr. Sergio Romero. What has been your experience in the Rehabilitation Science program? What have you […]

Medhizadah ranks Third in National Student Poster Competition

Published: Jul 17th, 2017

At this year’s 6th Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, held in Boston MA in June 2017,  first year Rehabilitation Science PhD student, Shabnam Medhizadah, won third place in the national student […]

Butera and Hawkins Win PODS Awards

Published: Jul 14th, 2017

  Rehabilitation Science students, Katie Butera and Kelly Hawkins were recently awarded 2017 Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarships from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. These scholarships are part of […]

Alumni Spotlight: Corey Simon

Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

Corey Simon, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT, completed the Rehabilitation Science program in December 2014. He is currently an assistant professor at Duke School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery […]